Production at the main factory of Swedish automaker Saab has restarted this morning after it was halted by a dispute over unpaid suppliers. Adding to concerns over the future of the small Swedish automaker, Saab's main plant in Trollhattan shut down yesterday when suppliers halted delivery of critical parts in what owner Spyker Cars called "discussions about payments and supply terms." The Trollhattan plant currently builds the new 2011 Saab 9-5 sedan and new SportKombi station wagon, along with the aging Saab 9-3 line of sedan and station wagon models.That plant's capacity is 190,000...
Saab Seeks New CEO, Considers Building Cars For Rival Firms
This past week Saab CEO Jan Ake Jonsson announced that he would be leaving his post, nearly 40 years after he first joined the company. In his place is Saab chairman Victor Muller who will look after the helm until a suitable replacement can be found. Muller, as you may recall, is the man behind...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Victor Muller: New SAAB 9-2 On The Drawing Board
Forget all of your bad memories of the ‘Saabaru’ 9-2X mongrel of the past decade because Saab is working on a brand new 9-2, one that will be all Saab and one that will draw inspiration from the original 92 model of the 1950s. Victor Muller, the CEO of Spyker and savior of Saab, has revealed...Viknesh Vijayenthiran